[Bioc-devel] NAMESPACE question
mtmorgan at fhcrc.org
Wed Oct 8 04:16:36 CEST 2014
On 10/07/2014 07:05 PM, Michael Lawrence wrote:
> I think the intent there is that if you virtually always need a package to
> generate the input or analyze the output of a documented function, it
> should be in Depends. If it's a package that is only useful for
> demonstration, it should be in Suggests, and one should abide by the same
> guidelines (requireNamespace, etc) as Martin contributed.
I adjusted the wording a bit. I was also quite disturbed to find how similar my
Suggests illustration is to the advice in Writing R Extensions,
RShowDoc('R-exts'), section 22.214.171.124.
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 6:00 PM, Dario Strbenac <dstr7320 at uni.sydney.edu.au>
>> The guidelines state :
>> Depends: is appropriate when a package is used in the example section of a
>> man page.
>> I think such packages should be in Suggests. In the example, the package
>> should be loaded by :
>> Dario Strbenac
>> PhD Student
>> University of Sydney
>> Camperdown NSW 2050
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